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Living

  • Preceptor Omega Chapter
  • Feathered and furry pests in the garden

    I like all animals. I like that I live in the country and get to see all kinds of creatures, but when they get my blueberries before me or when they open the birdseed can in the middle of the night or when they dig up flower pots or nibble off the tops of perennials or...well, you surely understand. 
    This year our barn has hosted a young squirrel family. I have grown found of the baby squirrels as I watched them navigate their new surroundings. 

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meets for May luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, May 11 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon. President Virgie Wells welcomed members, guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey and included fruit salad, ham, potato casserole, creamed lima beans, roll and for dessert apple pie with ice cream and caramel sauce.

  • Cynthiana NSDAR holds May meeting at Blue Licks State Park

    The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR met at the Blue Licks State Park at 11:30 a.m. on May 19 for lunch, chapter meeting, and tour of the museum.
    Regent Jane Whitehead called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual, The Pledge of Allegiance, the Daughter’s Pledge, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of The Star Spangled Banner.
    Mildred Hehr read the National Defense Message; Gail Kesterson read the President General’s Message; Sandy Craddock spoke on the Conservation Minute; and Whitehead read the American Indian Minute.

  • Reunions

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN
    The Hatfield and Workman family reunion will be held Saturday, June 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the front shelter at Flat Run Veterans Park on Oddville Avenue.
    Bring a dish to share. For information call 298-8160.

    NORTHCUTT
    The Northcutt reunion will take place Saturday, June 2 at Kincaid Lake State Park at 12:30 p.m. at Shelter #2.
    We invite all the family to come and bring your favorite dish. Hope to see you there.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexis Michelle England, Feb. 14, daughter of Jason and Lyn England; Madison Bella Hunt, March 4, daughter of Eric and Amber Hunt.

  • Scouts earn bronze award
  • Super Star Chef Cooking Camp June 5-7

    You can empower your kids to make healthy choices when they learn essential cooking skills in a fun and safe environment. Sautéing, dicing, chopping, roasting and whipping are just a few cooking techniques students will learn in our Super Star Chef camp.
    During this three-day camp, participants will gain hands-on cooking experience and try new foods and recipes as they prepare healthy dishes like fresh salsa, fruity parfaits, tasty veggie pizza and oven-baked calzones.

  • Codie Rae Smiley

    Codie Rae Smiley was born to James G. (J.G.) and Chelsey Smiley of Cynthiana on May 3, 2018 at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Shannon Choate and Terri Choate, both of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Oana Wainwright and the late Thomas Wainwright, and Jeanie Choate and the late Eual Choate.
    Paternal grandparents are Jimmy and Robin Smiley of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Lois Bell and the late Justin Bell, and Ana Smiley and the late Garnett Smiley.

  • Managing home vegetable garden pests

    By Jessica Sayre
    Harrison County
    Extension Agent
    for Horticulture
    You can control pest problems, and perhaps prevent future difficulties, in your garden by doing some advance planning and following a few simple Integrated Pest Management practices. IPM promotes minimal pesticide use and emphasizes the use of all available pest control methods including cultural, mechanical and biological practices to prevent pest problems.